Posted by: drmolly in yeast, rash, diaper rash on
Aug 31, 2010
Let's face it, living in a diaper can't be fun. Babies live in their own moist and dirty world 24/7 for years. So it is no surprise that - despite the super absorbent diapers with the "stay dry" lining - diaper rash is a part of life, too.
Here are the different types of rashes, causes and the best approach to management:
Diaper rash that accompanies illness or a change in bowel movements is often due to the stool itself irritating the skin and
Tongues are funny things. Sometimes they will look like they have patches of the top layer of skin removed (geographic tongue); other times they will look like a ripe strawberry with a very red, somewhat swollen background and the papillae of the tongue looking like the seeds (as seen in strep infection), and one of the most common appearances in infancy is a tongue with a white fur-like coating.
Not all white tongues are problematic.